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Strange Celebrity Occurences

Post by Euan Slatter » Sun Dec 18, 2016 7:09 pm

No more needs to be said.

For example, i once had Andy Ford cough in my face while grabbing a sausage roll...

And (not exactly what i mean but scary) i was watching a Drag Show [don't judge] as Pete Burns died.
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Post by Marc Meakin » Sun Dec 18, 2016 7:30 pm

I was having a shit when I found out Elvis died.
I was playing Buckaroo when I found out Roy Kinnear died. ( Yes I recycled that one ).
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Post by Gavin Chipper » Mon Dec 19, 2016 12:19 am

I had to Google Andy Ford. Setting the bar high for the opening post...

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Post by Paul Worsley » Mon Dec 19, 2016 1:12 am

I sold John Altman some Nurofen on the day of Princess Diana's funeral.

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Post by Mark Deeks » Mon Dec 19, 2016 12:24 pm

Euan Slatter wrote:No more needs to be said.

For example, i once had Andy Ford cough in my face while grabbing a sausage roll...
I don't know if that's either a celebrity or a coincidence, so some more might need to be said.
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Post by Heather Styles » Mon Dec 19, 2016 12:45 pm

I'm not sure that counts as a celebrity story, Paul. I had to Google Princess Diana.

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Re: Strange Celebrity Occurences

Post by Euan Slatter » Mon Dec 19, 2016 7:24 pm

Mark Deeks wrote:
Euan Slatter wrote:No more needs to be said.

For example, i once had Andy Ford cough in my face while grabbing a sausage roll...
I don't know if that's either a celebrity or a coincidence, so some more might need to be said.
OK - he was opening my sister's drama group's new studio and they had snacks. I was packing them up (I'm good like that) and he said ''i'll grab one of them'' and he coughed in my face.
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Re: Strange Celebrity Occurences

Post by Mark Deeks » Mon Dec 19, 2016 9:12 pm

That's still not a coincidence and I still don't know who he is.
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Post by Gavin Chipper » Mon Dec 19, 2016 9:34 pm

Mark Deeks wrote:That's still not a coincidence and I still don't know who he is.
It is an occurrence though.

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Post by Mark Deeks » Mon Dec 19, 2016 9:48 pm

OK, time for an eye test.
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Post by James Laverty » Tue Dec 20, 2016 8:19 pm

I've googled him, and I still have no idea who he is.
Definitely not Jamie McNeill or Schrodinger's Cat....

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Post by JimBentley » Tue Dec 20, 2016 9:34 pm

Paul Worsley wrote:I sold John Altman some Nurofen on the day of Princess Diana's funeral.
This really made me laugh for some reason. I think it's the matter-of-factness of it.

I can't get close, I'm afraid, but in about 1991 or 1992 a couple of friends and I went to the Wellgate Centre in Dundee - no great expedition required as we lived in a tenement block that was actually attached to the Wellgate) where Ken Morley was appearing. Back in those days he was playing Reg Holdsworth in Coronation Street and when we went to get an autograph, he signed it "Reg". Nothing else, just "Reg". Thought that was pretty odd at the time.

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Re: Strange Celebrity Occurences

Post by Marc Meakin » Wed Dec 21, 2016 9:09 pm

Whilst working in posh Waitrose High St Kensington I sold some athletes foot powder to Piers Morgan and some tinned anchovies to Jimmy Page.
Although until my colleague told me I would never have guessed apart from the pony tail....odd for a man in his late sixties
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